Education

1979 Fiber Interchange - Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, Banff, Alberta
1972 Licence en pédagogie des arts plastiques, Université Laval, Quebec
1967‑71  École des Beaux-Arts de Québec - École des arts visuels, Université Laval, Quebec

 

 

Teaching

2007‑2019  Professor, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, Quebec.
1972‑2006 Part Time Instructor - Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, Quebec.
1996‑2006 Part Time Instructor - Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec.
2001‑2002 Part Time Instructor - Maison des métiers d'art - Quebec City, Quebec
2001 Summer Faculty - The Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova-Scotia
1999 Visiting Lecturer - University of South Australia, Adelaïde, Australia
1997 Visiting Lecturer - Winchester School of Art, Winchester, England
1994 Honorary Visiting Fellow - Goldsmiths' College, University of London, London, England
  Visiting Lecturer - Royal College of Art, London, England
  Visiting Lecturer - Winchester School of Art, Winchester, England
1993 Visiting Lecturer - Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
1989 Visiting Lecturer - Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario
1983 Instructor - Banff Center School of Fine Arts, Banff, Alberta

 

Solo exhibitions

2015 

Men at the Loom: Jon Eric Riis - Marcel Marois, Galerie Chevalier, Paris, France

2015

Galerie Roger Bellemare, Galerie Christian Lambert, Montreal, Quebec

2013

Marcel Marois : tracer les frontières, SEQUENCE, Contemporary Art Centre, Chicoutimi, Quebec
2011 Galerie Roger Bellemare, Montreal, Quebec
2008 Galerie Roger Bellemare, Montreal, Quebec
2007 Galerie McClure, Westmount, Quebec. Curator: Roger Bellemare
2006 Les fils du temps, Centre Materia, Quebec City, Qc, Canada. Curator: Mona Hakim
2003 Galerie Roger Bellemare, Montreal, Quebec
2002 Recent Works, Galerie Roger Bellemare, Montreal, Quebec
2000 Manif d’art, manifestation internationale d’art de Québec, Curator: Andrée Daigle
Solo Exhibition presented at the Galerie des arts visuels, Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec
1999 close ties - Kay Lawrence and Marcel Marois, Curator: Ruth McDougall, Travelling exhibition in Australia : The University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane./ Object Galleries, Centre for contemporary Craft, Sydney / University of South Australia Art Museum, Adelaide, Australia,
1998 Présence de la tapisserie: Marcel Marois, Galerie de la Bibliothèque Gabrielle-Roy, Quebec City
1997 Espace 502, 372 Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, Quebec
  Un regard témoin, Centre d'exposition de Rouyn-Noranda, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
1996 Un regard témoin, Centre national d'exposition, CNE, Jonquière, Quebec
1995 Atmosphère de la mémoire, Galerie Madeleine Lacerte, Quebec City, Quebec
  Mutation fragmentée : une trajectoire, Centre d'exposition de Baie St-Paul, Quebec
1994 Atmosphere of Memory , MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
  Mutation fragmentée : une trajectoire, Centre d'exposition Expression, St-Hyacinthe, Quebec
1989 La Troisième Galerie, Quebec City, Quebec
1981 Galerie Lacerte & Guimont, Quebec City, Quebec
1977 Centre d'Art d'Orford, Orford, Quebec
  Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec, Montreal, Quebec
1976 Galerie La Quinzaine, Quebec Museum, Quebec City, Quebec
  Auditorium Dufour, Chicoutimi, Quebec
1975 Galerie d'Art Benedeck-Grenier, Quebec City, Quebec
1974 La Maison des Arts La Sauvegarde, Montreal, Quebec

 

Online Exhibitions

2016 Marcel Marois : The Weave of History, curator : Mona Hakim
ATA's TEx@ATA online gallery, www.americantapestryalliance.org

 

Group Exhibitions - International

2017  Gender Bend: Women in Wood, Men at the Loom
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
2012  ORI-RIZUMU-The International Contemporary Tapestry, curator: Keiko Kawashima
The Kyoto Art Center. Kyoto, Japan. (invited artist)
2008 40: Highlights from the Ararat Regional Art Gallery Textile Fibre Collection, Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Ararat, Australia
  Working with Nature – 20th Century Textile Art, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
2005 Realities and Illusions, Curator: Barbara Simon, Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.
(invited artist)
2004 11th International Triennale of Tapestry, Centralne Muzeum Wlókiennictwa, Lódz, Poland (invited artist)
  By Hand in the Electronic Age : Contemporary Tapestries, The Textile Museum, Washington, DC, U.S.A.
  Art textile international, Lausanne 1960-1990 – Toms/Pauli Collection, Musée de l’Hospice Saint-Roch, Issoudun, France
2002 American Tapestry Biennial 4, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, C.-B., Canada, William D. Cannon Art gallery, Carlsbad, Californie, et Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. (invited artist)
2001 Tapestry : traditions/transitions, Center of Contemporary Arts, Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. (invited artist)
  KárpitTapestry, International Millennial Contemporary Exhibition, Center of Contemporary Arts, Budapest, Hungary
(invited artist)
1998 9th International Triennale of Tapestry, Centralne Muzeum Wlókiennictwa, Lódz, Poland (invited artist)
  Textile Miniature Exhibition - Revelation, Gallery Gallery, Kyoto et The Museum of Arts Crafts, Osaka, Japan (invited artist)
  American Tapestry Biennial II, Harmony Interpretations of Nature in Contemporary Tapestries, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
1997 Revelation: Textile Artists Addressing Issues, Curator: Lesley Millar
Travelling exhibition in Great Britain: The Barbican Centre, London / The Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax / Howard Gardens Gallery, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff / Pitshanger Manor and Gallery, London / Herbert Read Gallery, Kent Institute of Art and Design, Canterbury  (invited artist)
1997 Revelation: Textile Artists Addressing Issues, Curator: Lesley Millar
Maidstone Library Gallery, Maidstone, England (invited artist)
1993 2e In Our Hands, Nagoya, Japan
  National Tapestry Invitational’93, Northern Arizona University Art Museum and Galleries, Flagstaff, Arizona., U.S.A. (invited artist)
  Fiber/Texture’93, Boulder Art Center, Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A. (invited artist)
  West Art & the Law, American travelling exhibition : University of Puget Sound School of Law, Tacoma, Washington, U.S.A.
1992 West Art & the Law,Travelling exhibition : BankAmerica Security Pacific Gallery, San Francisco, California / Artspace, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina
1991 Interwoven dialogues, Textile Arts International Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
1990 Première Triennale Internationale de Tournai: tapisserie et arts du tissu de la francophonie, Tournai, Belgium
1989 Tapestry: The Narrative Voice, Travelling exhibition: The Center for Tapestry Arts, New York, N.Y. U.S.A. / Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR. / U.S.A. / Musée des arts décoratifs, Montreal, Qc. Canada / Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB, Canada / Musée départemental de la Tapisserie, Centre culturel et artistique Jean Lurçat, Aubusson, France / Morley Gallery, London, England / Northern Center for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, England
  Tapestry Now, Luckenbach Mill Gallery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
1988 6th International Triennale of Tapestry, Centralne Muzeum Wlókiennictwa,Lódz, Poland
  World Tapestry today, Travelling exhibition : Meat Market Craft Centre, Melbourne, Australia/ The Chicago Public Library Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. / Bell-Ross Gallery, Memphis, Tenessee, U.S.A. / Scheuer Tapestry Gallery, New York, New York, U.S.A. (invited artist)
  Tapestry Movements, Textile Arts International Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
1987 13ième Biennale de la Tapisserie de Lausanne "Célébration du mur", Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
1986 Tapestry: Contemporary Imagery/Ancient tradition - United States, United Kingdom and Canada, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, Washington, U.S.A. (invited artist)
  Panorama of Tapestry - A Tribute to Jean Lurçat - Canada / U.S.A., Convergence '86, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario (invited artist)
1985 Art Quest '85, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, California, U.S.A.
1984 International Art Competition, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
  Fiber Arts, Current Direction, Laura Knott Gallery, Bradford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (invited artist)
1981 10ième Biennale Internationale de la Tapisserie de Lausanne, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
  4th Textile Triennale Fiber Artists and Designers, Centralne Muzeum Wlókiennictwa, Lódz, Poland (invited artist)

 

Group Exhibitions - National

2018 De l'idée au geste, sept univers à parcourir, Maison Hamel-Bruneau, Quebec city, Qc. Curator : Nathalie Racicot
  l’École des beaux-arts de Québec, Maison Hamel-Bruneau, Quebec city, Qc. Curator : Claude Corriveau
2016 Art décoratifs et design du Québec: L'imaginaire de l'objet, inaugural exhibition of the Pierre Lassonde Pavilion, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, Qc.
2015  Mutations - Les métiers d'art au Québec depuis 1930, Musée de l'Amérique francophone, Quebec City, Qc.
2012  Mesures de silence, Galerie Roger Bellemare, Galerie Christian Lambert, Montreal, Qc.
  25 ans d'art au Saguenay, Centre Espace Virtuel, Chicoutimi, Qc.
2010 Le paradoxe du rapprochement «50 artistes pour 50 ans», Centre national d'exposition, Jonquière, Qc. Curator: Alayn Ouellet
2009 La fibre de l'art, Galerie d'art Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Pointe-Claire, Qc. Curator: Roger Bellemare
  Art textile au Canada, Le Centre des textiles contemporains de Montréal, Montreal, Qc.
2008 Les 15 ans des prix Videre, Curator : Claude Bélanger, Centre d’exposition de Baie-Saint-Paul, Baie-Saint-Paul, Qc.
  Objets de culture : de la Nouvelle-France à aujourd’hui, Curator : Sylvie Royer, Centre Materia & Maison Hamel-Bruneau, Quebec City, Qc.
2007 In the Making : Contemporary Canadian Tapestries, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario Curators: George Wale, Dale Barrett
2006 SALUT/PRIX BRONFMAN AWARD/SALUTE: a Selection of Recipients, David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, Ont.
  On Paper/sur Papier, R.C.A Quebec members, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ont. Canada
  Collecting Canadian Craft : Celebrating Thirty Years of the Saidye Bronfman Award, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec
2005 Blue Room, Galerie Roger Bellemare, Montreal, Qc.
2004 Dark Cloth, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ont. (invited artist)
2003 Point…à la ligne, Galerie Roger Bellemare and Galerie René Blouin, Montreal, Qc.
2002 Qui vive? Exhibition of visuals artists from the Saint-Jean-Baptiste district, (invited artist) Galerie du Faubourg, Quebec City, Qc.
2001 Excellence: Saidye Bronfman Award Recipients 1997-2000, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Qc.
  Journey, Événement Québec New York 2001 - The Albany Center Galleries, Albany, New York, U.S.A.
  Paysages, Galerie Roger Bellemarre, Montreal, Qc.
2000 Arts 2000, national celebration of visual arts by the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario (Jury Prize)
  PassArt, Curator: Guaitan Lacroix, Exhibition organised by the Centre d’exposition de Rouyn-Noranda, Rouyn-Noranda, Qc. (invited artist)
1999 Mirages du nord, Curated by Philippe Choquette and Louise Sanfaçon, La Maison Hamel-Bruneau, Quebec City, Qc. (invited artist)
1998 LEGATO, Expression – Centre d’exposition de Saint-Hyacinthe, Saint-Hyacinthe, Qc.
  Kaléidoscope, An exhibition by Quebec members of The Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Palais Montcalm, Quebec City, Quebec
1997 Que sont mes amis devenus?, exhibition of the École des Beaux-arts de Québec, Alumni Association, Galerie Anima G, Quebec City, Quebec
  La couleur complice de l'art, curator: Élise Dumais. La Maison Hamel-Bruneau, Sainte-Foy, Quebec
  Québec Ateliers Ouverts 1997, Quebec City, Qc.
1996 Fiberworks, The Library & Gallery, Cambridge, Ont.
1995 Parcours textile : la tapisserie contemporaine au Musée, Musée du Québec, Quebec City, Qc.
  Twentieth Anniversary Invitational Exhibition, The Museum for Textiles, Contemporary Gallery, Toronto, Ont. (invited artist)
  La dynamique des formes. Arts décoratifs et design, Musée du Québec, Quebec City, Qc.
  Québec Ateliers Ouverts 1995, Quebec City, Qc.
1993 Making a Place for tapestry on Granville Island, Ceramics Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
  Exil et engagement, Musée Marius Barbeau, Saint-Joseph de Beauce, Qc.
1992 Art contemporain du Canada, l'Espace Chapon, Paris, France.
  Québec Ateliers Ouverts 1992, Quebec City, Qc.
1991 6ième Biennale de la tapisserie contemporaine de Montréal, Centre Expression, Saint-Hyacinthe, Qc. / Galerie d’art du Centre culturel de l’Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Qc. / Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay, Montreal, Qc.
1990 Pictorial space: New textile images, ( Marna Goldstein Brauner, Nancy Edell, Marcel Marois ) The Museum for Textiles, Toronto, Ont.
  Québec Ateliers Ouverts 1990, Quebec City, Qc.
1989 Passage, Vingt ans d’arts plastiques à l’UQAC, Musée du Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean, Chicoutimi, Qc.
1988 5ième Biennale de tapisserie contemporaine de Montréal, Galerie Lavalin, Montreal, Qc.
  Fiberworks 2, Cambridge Public Library & Art Gallery, Cambridge, Ont.
  Fiber Connections : Works by Boston Seven and Le Conseil des arts textiles du Québec, Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
  Beauce-Art 88, Galerie des services culturels du Québec, Paris, France
  Québec Ateliers Ouverts 88, Quebec City, Qc.
1987 La Collection Prêt d’œuvres d’art’86, Musée du Québec, Quebec City, Qc.
1986 Here and Now: Canadian Fibre Art, Cambridge Public Library & Art Gallery, Cambridge, Ont.
  4ième Biennale de tapisserie contemporaine de Montréal, Galerie de l'Université du Québec à Montréal, Qc.
1985 Intention - Directions, The Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta.
  Post-War Canadian Art Exhibited in Swiss Museums, Swiss Bank Corporation, Canada, Toronto, Ont. (invited artist)
1984 3ième Biennale de tapisserie contemporaine de Montréal, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montreal, Qc.
Travelling exhibition: Centre culturel canadien, Paris, France / Musée du Château des Ducs de Bretagne, Nantes, France / Lillehammer Museum, Lillehammer, Norway
  La Collection Prêt d'oeuvres d'art '83, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montreal, Qc.
  Canada Mikrokosma Contemporary Canadian Tapestries, Travelling exhibition: Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada / Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario, Canada / Art Gallery of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1983  La Collection Prêt d'oeuvres d'art '82, Musée du Québec, Quebec City, Qc.
  Cinquante années d'acquisitions 1933-1983, Musée du Québec, Quebec City, Qc.
  Canada Mikrokosma Contemporary Canadian Tapestries, Travelling exhibition: Palacio De Cristal, Madrid, Spain, / Deutschen Textilmuseum, Krefeld, Germany / Kunstmuseum, Copenhagen. (invited artist)
  Métiers d'art du monde, Universiades'83, Edmonton, Alberta. (invited artist)
  Galerie Les Deux B, Montreal, Quebec
1982 Beauchemin, Gagné, Marois, Musée du Québec, Quebec City, Qc.
  Canada Mikrokosma - Contemporary Canadian Tapestries, Barbican Centre, London, England. Exposition itinérante en Europe et au Canada
  Six Distinguished Canadian Tapestry Makers, Galerie Dresnere, Toronto, Ontario
  Quinze ans de tapisserie à Québec, Archives nationales du Québec, Quebec
1981 2ième Biennale de la tapisserie contemporaine de Montréal, Galerie de l'Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Qc. / Centre culturel canadien, Paris, France / Ontario Craft Council, Toronto, Ont.
  Terre et trame, Exposition organisée par Lavalin, Pavillon Forum des arts, Terre des Hommes, Montréal, Québec. - Exposition itinérante au Québec et en Ontario. (invited artist)
  Exposition des professeurs en arts plastiques de l'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Centre national des expositions, Jonquière, Quebec
1980 Tapestry Plus, Graphica Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta. (invited artist)
  Fiber-Form-Fusion, Erindale Gallery, Mississauga, Ontario. (invited artist)
  Montreal International Flower exhibition, Montreal, Quebec. (invited artist)
  La Chasse-Galerie, Toronto, Ontario
1979 Métier d'art/3, Travelling exhibition: Centre culturel canadien, Paris, France / Palais du Rhin, Strasbourg, France / Canada House, London, England / Ambassade du Canada à Bruxelles, Belgium. (invited artist)
  Fiber Change, Eric Harvey Theatre, Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, Banff, Alberta
1978 Collection de tapisseries françaises et québécoises contemporaines, Travelling exhibition presented by Rothmans de Pall Mall Canada Limitée
  Young Contemporaries '78, Canadian travelling exhibition: London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario / Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, Ontario / Peter White Gallery, Banff, Alberta / National Exhibition Centre, Fredericton, New Brunswick / Centennial Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, Quebec
1977 Tapisserie Québécoise Contemporaine, Musée du Québec, Quebec City, Qc. (invited artist)
1975 Tapisserie contemporaine du Québec, Place des Arts, Montreal, Quebec. (invited artist)
  Galerie La Relève, Montreal, Quebec
  Gallery Danielli, Toronto, Ontario
1973 Galerie Benedek-Grenier, Quebec City, Quebec
  Moins de 35 ans, exhibition organized by Médiart, Musée du Québec, Quebec, City Qc.
1972 La Galerie L'Etable, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec
  Centre culturel de Jonquière, Jonquière, Quebec
1971 La Maison des Arts La Sauvegarde, Montreal, Quebec

 

Works in public buildings

Hospital: Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis, Lévis, Canada ( Project 1% Program : Ministry of Culture and Communication of Quebec )
Olympia & York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ministry of justice of Quebec, Sainte-Foy, Canada

 

Collections 

Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Quebec City, Qc., Canada
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Qc. Canada
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Ararat, Australia
Fondation Toms / Pauli, Lausanne, Switzerland
Collection of Idea Exchange Art + Design, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau, Canada
Canadian Pacific Hotels, Canada
La Collection Prêt d'oeuvres d'art of Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Quebec City, Canada
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ont. 
Loto-Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
National Bank of Canada
Collection Hydro-Québec, Montreal
BMO, Bank of Montreal, Montreal, Toronto, Canada
Rothmans, Benson & Hedges inc., Canada
EXPRESSION centre d'exposition de Saint-Hyacinthe, Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada
Bibliothèque Nationale du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Gabrielle Roy Public Library, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Society of Corporation for the International Development, Quebec City, Canada
Musée de la civilisation, Quebec, Canada

Private Collections in Quebec, Canada, France, Japan and United States